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    • Opening Pandora's box: cause and impact of errors on plant pigment studies 

      Fernández Marín, Beatriz; Artetxe, Unai; Barrutia, Oihana; Esteban Terradillos, Raquel; Hernández, Antonio; García Plazaola, José Ignacio (Frontiers Media, 2015)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Today, there is an astonishing volume of scientific information available for researchers, which can be easily accessed through powerful search tools. Yet, the question now is whether all this vast amount of information ...
    • Overexpression of plastidial thioredoxin f leads to enhanced starch accumulation in tobacco leaves 

      Sanz Barrio, Ruth; Corral-Martínez, Patricia; Ancín Rípodas, María Upna; Seguí-Simarro, José M.; Farrán Blanch, Inmaculada Upna (Wiley, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Starch, the most abundant storage carbohydrate in plants, has been a major feedstock for first‐generation biofuels. Growing fuel demands require, however, that the starch yields of energy crops be improved. Leaf starch is ...
    • Overexpression of plastidial thioredoxins f and m differentially alters photosynthetic activity and response to oxidative stress in tobacco plants 

      Rey, Pascal; Sanz Barrio, Ruth; Innocenti, Gilles; Ksas, Brigitte; Courteille, Agathe; Rumeau, Dominique; Issakidis Bourguet, Emmanuelle; Farrán Blanch, Inmaculada Upna (Frontiers Media, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Plants display a remarkable diversity of thioredoxins (Trxs), reductases controlling the thiol redox status of proteins. The physiological function of many of them remains elusive, particularly for plastidial Trxs f and ...
    • Overexpression of the recA gene decreases oral but not intraperitoneal fitness of Salmonella enterica 

      Medina-Ruiz, Laura; Campoy Sánchez, Susana; Latasa Osta, Cristina Upna; Cardenas, Paula; Alonso, Juan Carlos; Barbé, Jordi (American Society for Microbiology, 2010)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Transcription of the Salmonella enterica recA gene is negatively controlled by the LexA protein, the repressor of the SOS response. The introduction of a mutation (recAo6869) in the LexA binding site, in the promoter region ...
    • Overexpression of thioredoxin m in tobacco chloroplasts inhibits the protein kinase STN7 and alters photosynthetic performance 

      Ancín Rípodas, María Upna; Fernández San Millán, Alicia Upna; Larraya Reta, Luis María Upna; Morales Iribas, Fermín; Veramendi Charola, Jon Upna; Aranjuelo Michelena, Iker; Farrán Blanch, Inmaculada Upna (Oxford University Press, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The activity of the protein kinase STN7, involved in phosphorylation of the light-harvesting complex II (LHCII) proteins, has been reported as being co-operatively regulated by the redox state of the plastoquinone pool ...
    • Overlapping transcription and bacterial RNA removal 

      Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna; Villanueva San Martín, Maite Upna (National Academy of Sciences, 2014)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The precise understanding of the biology of a living cell requires the identification and quantification of the molecular components necessary to sustain life. One such element is RNA. Two independent high-throughput ...
    • Ovine TRIM5α can restrict visna/maedi virus 

      Jauregui, Paula; Crespo, Helena Upna; Glaría Ezquer, Idoia Upna; Luján, Lluís; Contreras, A.; Rosati, Sergio; Andrés Cara, Damián de Upna; Amorena Zabalza, Beatriz Upna; Towers, G. J.; Reina Arias, Ramsés Upna (American Society for Microbiology, 2012)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The restrictive properties of tripartite motif-containing 5 alpha (TRIM5α) from small ruminant species have not been explored. Here, we identify highly similar TRIM5α sequences in sheep and goats. Cells transduced with ...
    • Plastidic phosphoglucose isomerase is an important determinant of starch accumulation in mesophyll cells, growth, photosynthetic capacity, and biosynthesis of plastidic cytokinins in Arabidopsis 

      Bahaji, Abdellatif; Sánchez López, Ángela María; Diego, Nuria de; Muñoz Pérez, Francisco José; Baroja Fernández, Edurne Upna; Li, Jun; Ricarte Bermejo, Adriana; Baslam, Marouane; Aranjuelo Michelena, Iker; Almagro Zabalza, Goizeder Upna; Humplik, Jan F.; Novák, Ondrej; Spíchal, Lukás; Dolezal, Karel; Pozueta Romero, Javier Upna (Public Library of Science, 2015)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Phosphoglucose isomerase (PGI) catalyzes the reversible isomerization of glucose-6-phosphate and fructose-6-phosphate. It is involved in glycolysis and in the regeneration of glucose-6-P molecules in the oxidative pentose ...
    • Post-entry blockade of small ruminant lentiviruses by wild ruminants 

      Sanjosé, Leticia; Crespo, Helena Upna; Blatti-Cardinaux, Laure; Glaría Ezquer, Idoia Upna; Martínez Carrasco, Carlos; Berriatua, Eduardo; Amorena Zabalza, Beatriz Upna; Andrés Cara, Damián de Upna; Bertoni, Giuseppe; Reina Arias, Ramsés Upna (BioMed Central, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Small ruminant lentivirus (SRLV) infection causes losses in the small ruminant industry due to reduced animal production and increased replacement rates. Infection of wild ruminants in close contact with infected domestic ...
    • Post-harvest light treatment increases expression levels of recombinant proteins in transformed plastids of potato tubers 

      Larraya Reta, Luis María Upna; Fernández San Millán, Alicia Upna; Ancín Rípodas, María Upna; Farrán Blanch, Inmaculada Upna; Veramendi Charola, Jon Upna (Wiley, 2015)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Plastid genetic engineering represents an attractive system for the production of foreign proteins in plants. Although high expression levels can be achieved in leaf chloroplasts, the results for non-photosynthetic plastids ...
    • Protein A-mediated multicellular behavior in Staphylococcus aureus 

      Merino, Nekane; Toledo Arana, Alejandro Upna; Vergara Irigaray, Marta Upna; Valle Turrillas, Jaione Upna; Solano Goñi, Cristina Upna; Calvo, Enrique; Lopez, Juan Antonio; Foster, Timothy J.; Penadés, José R.; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna (American Society for Microbiology, 2008)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The capacity of Staphylococcus aureus to form biofilms on host tissues and implanted medical devices is one of the major virulence traits underlying persistent and chronic infections. The matrix in which S. aureus cells ...
    • The regulon of the RNA chaperone CspA and its auto-regulation in Staphylococcus aureus 

      Caballero Sánchez, Carlos; Menéndez Gil, Pilar; Catalán Moreno, Arancha; Vergara Irigaray, Marta Upna; García Martínez, Begoña Upna; Segura, Víctor; Irurzun Domínguez, Naiara; Villanueva San Martín, Maite Upna; Ruiz de los Mozos Aliaga, Igor Upna; Solano Goñi, Cristina Upna; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna; Toledo Arana, Alejandro Upna (Oxford University Press, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      RNA-binding proteins (RBPs) are essential to finetune gene expression. RBPs containing the coldshock domain are RNA chaperones that have been extensively studied. However, the RNA targets and specific functions for ...
    • Relationship between azithromycin susceptibility and administration efficacy for nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae respiratory infection 

      Euba, Begoña; Moleres Apilluelo, Javier; Viadas Martínez, Cristina Upna; Barberán, Montserrat; Caballero Coronado, Lucía; Grilló Dolset, María Jesús; Bengoechea Alonso, José Antonio; Torres, Juan de; Liñares, Josefina; Leiva, José; Garmendia García, Juncal (American Society for Microbiology, 2015)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae (NTHI) is an opportunistic pathogen that is an important cause of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD). COPD is an inflammatory disease of the airways, ...
    • Relative contribution of P5 and hap surface proteins to nontypable haemophilus influenzae interplay with the host upper and lower airways 

      Euba, Begoña; Moleres Apilluelo, Javier; Viadas Martínez, Cristina Upna; Ruiz de los Mozos Aliaga, Igor Upna; Valle Turrillas, Jaione Upna; Bengoechea Alonso, José Antonio; Garmendia, Junkal (Public Library of Science, 2015)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Nontypable Haemophilus influenzae (NTHi) is a major cause of opportunistic respiratory tract disease, and initiates infection by colonizing the nasopharynx. Bacterial surface proteins play determining roles in the ...
    • Relative contributions of lipooligosaccharide inner and outer core modifications to nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae pathogenesis 

      Morey, Pau; Viadas Martínez, Cristina Upna; Euba, Begoña; Hood, Derek W.; Barberán, Montserrat; Gil Puig, Carmen Upna; Grilló Dolset, María Jesús; Bengoechea, José Antonio; Garmendia García, Juncal (American Society for Microbiology, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae (NTHi) is a frequent commensal of the human nasopharynx that causes opportunistic infection in immunocompromised individuals. Existing evidence associates lipooligosaccharide (LOS) with ...
    • Relevant role of fibronectin-binding proteins in Staphylococcus aureus biofilm-associated foreign-body infections 

      Vergara Irigaray, Marta Upna; Valle Turrillas, Jaione Upna; Merino, Nekane; Latasa Osta, Cristina Upna; García Martínez, Begoña Upna; Ruiz de los Mozos Aliaga, Igor; Solano Goñi, Cristina Upna; Toledo Arana, Alejandro Upna; Penadés, José R.; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna (American Society for Microbiology, 2009)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Staphylococcus aureus can establish chronic infections on implanted medical devices due to its capacity to form biofilms. Analysis of the factors that assemble cells into a biofilm has revealed the occurrence of strains ...
    • Resveratrol therapeutics combines both antimicrobial and immunomodulatory properties against respiratory infection by nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae 

      Euba, Begoña; López López, Nahikari; Rodríguez Arce, Irene; Fernández Calvet, Ariadna; Barberán, Montserrat; Caturla, Nuria; Martí, Sara; Díez Martínez, Roberto; Garmendia, Junkal (Springer Nature, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The respiratory pathogen nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae (NTHi) is an important cause of acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) that requires efficient treatments. A previous screening ...
    • RinA controls phage-mediated packaging and transfer of virulence genes in gram-positive bacteria 

      Ferrer, María Desamparados; Quiles Puchalt, Nuria; Harwich, Michael D.; Tormo Más, María Ángeles; Campoy Sánchez, Susana; Barbé, Jordi; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna; Novick, Richard P.; Christie, Gail E.; Penadés, José R. (Oxford University Press, 2011)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Phage-mediated transfer of microbial genetic elements plays a crucial role in bacterial life style and evolution. In this study, we identify the RinA family of phage-encoded proteins as activators required for transcription ...
    • Role of bacterial surface structures on the interaction of Klebsiella pneumoniae with phagocytes 

      March, Catalina; Cano, Victoria; Moranta, David; Llobet, Enrique; Pérez Gutiérrez, Camino; Tomás, Juan M.; Suárez, Teresa; Garmendia, Junkal; Bengoechea Alonso, José Antonio (Public Library of Science, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Phagocytosis is a key process of the immune system. The human pathogen Klebsiella pneumoniae is a well known example of a pathogen highly resistant to phagocytosis. A wealth of evidence demonstrates that the capsule ...
    • Role of biofilm-associated protein bap in the pathogenesis of bovine Staphylococcus aureus 

      Cucarella, Carme; Tormo Más, María Ángeles; Ubeda, Carles; Trotonda, María Pilar; Monzon, Marta; Peris, Cristòfol; Amorena Zabalza, Beatriz Upna; Lasa Uzcudun, Íñigo Upna; Penadés, José R. (American Society for Microbiology, 2004)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Staphylococcus aureus is a common cause of intramammary infections, which frequently become chronic, associated with the ability of the bacteria to produce biofilm. Here, we report a relationship between the ability to ...